Resize SBS 2003 Partition

Disk Management Fails to Resize SBS 2003 Partition

 
SBS – Windows Small Business Server 2003 – is an intergraded server suite designed to run network infrastructure of small and medium sized enterprises. SBS 2003 is widely used nowadays. It offers users with targeted solutions like remote web workspace and remote access etc. Most companies use this server system to optimize their office management. However, each coin has two sides, do does SBS 2003. SBS 2003 still has its shortages like the server itself doesn’t provide the features to optimize the Disk Management utility in resizing partition, moving partition, extending partition etc.
 
So how to resize partition in SBS 2003? You need to use professional software to help you based on your needs. And the Partition Wizard Server Edition is the very tool for you.
 

Resize SBS 2003 Partition with Partition Wizard

 
MiniTool Partition Wizard is a sound family of six versions. For home users , they can choose Free and Professional Edition, For Server users, there is Server Edition. For companies there are Enterprise Edition and Technician Edition. What’s more, a bootable edition is offered for all users to manage their partitions under boot mode. In-depth integrated instructions are included in Partition Wizard to allow users to resize the partition without any trouble.
 
For more information, you can read our step-by-step tutorials on how to resize SBS 2003 partition as follows:
 
1. Download MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition Demo. Demo means that you can operate this software smoothly but you cannot press “Apply” at the end of your operations. That is to say all changes you have made will not take effect. However, this gives a chance to preview the changes you are going to make. Then launch this application.
 
2. Click on the partition you want to resize and then choose “Move/Resize Partition” or “Extend Partition” according to the situation of the disk layout. (If there is unallocated space adjacent to the target partition, use “Move/Resize”, if not, choose “Extend”.) Please see the following screenshot:
resize-sbs-2003
 
3. At this time you can freely enlarge the target partition by pulling the triangle or input specific number. Here we put resize for example. For extend partition, please see this article.
move-resize-partition
 
Note that if you want to shrink a partition, just use “Move/Resize Partition” and pull the triangle to reduce the size.
shrink-partition
 
4. And finally you need to click “Apply” to make them effective. So you need to purchase a license at http://www.partitionwizard.com/buy.html. Enjoy.
 

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